Artis and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art presented a panel discussion focusing on unique programing strategies for specific urban engagement. Taking Sao Paulo, Brazil, Providence, Rhode Island, and San Francisco, California as case studies, three international curators shared research and curatorial projects that were tailored to their local contexts.
Case in Point is a series of talks and thematic panel discussions that take place during Artis’ Curatorial Seminar in Israel. Through presentations and a moderated discussion, participants focus on the practices of international and Israel-based curators, and investigate contemporary topics in the field of curating.
Susan Caraballo is an arts manager, producer, and curator based in Miami. She has worked with countless arts organizations and individual artists since 1996, and her primary interest lies in interdisciplinary performance-based work, spanning dance-theater to performance installations.
Jamilee Lacy is the director and curator of Providence College Galleries in Rhode Island. Before relocating to Providence, Lacy worked in Chicago as a curator of education at Northwestern University and independently as an arts writer, curator, and founding director of Twelve Galleries Project (2008–2013).
Tobi Maier is a curator and writer based in São Paulo, where he was an associate curator for the 30th edition of the São Paulo Biennial (2012). Previously, he worked as a curator at Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt am Main (2006–08) and at Ludlow 38 in New York (2008–11).
Meg Shiffler is a San Francisco-based curator, writer and educator. In 2005, she assumed the role of gallery director for the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC), the arts agency of the City and County of San Francisco.